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Re: KDE-3.4.0 install



On April 5, 2005 05:34 pm, Gene Lake wrote:
> April 5th, 2005
>
> Have attempted to install KDE-3.4.0 on my Debian system by pointing
> my sources.list at 'deb http://pkg-kde.alioth.debian.org/kde-3.4.0/
> ./
>
> The install failed because of errors with 'Kdict' and 'Kmail'.
>
> I downloaded these two packages from the alioth.debian.org site and
> tried to install with 'dpkg -i', but got these errors:
>
> GHLake:~# dpkg -i /root/kdict_3.4.0-0pre1_i386.deb
> (Reading database ... 72555 files and directories currently
> installed.) Unpacking kdict (from .../kdict_3.4.0-0pre1_i386.deb) ...
> dpkg: error processing /root/kdict_3.4.0-0pre1_i386.deb (--install):
> trying to overwrite
> `/usr/share/icons/crystalsvg/scalable/apps/kdict.svgz', which is also
> in package kdebase-data
> dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)
> Errors were encountered while processing:
> /root/kdict_3.4.0-0pre1_i386.deb
> GHLake:~# dpkg -i /root/kmail_3.4.0-0pre1_i386.deb
> (Reading database ... 72555 files and directories currently
> installed.) Preparing to replace kmail 4:3.3.2-2 (using
> .../kmail_3.4.0-0pre1_i386.deb) ...
> Unpacking replacement kmail ...
> dpkg: error processing /root/kmail_3.4.0-0pre1_i386.deb (--install):
> trying to overwrite
> `/usr/share/icons/crystalsvg/scalable/apps/kmail.svgz', which is also
> in package kdebase-data
> dpkg-deb: subprocess paste killed by signal (Broken pipe)
> Errors were encountered while processing:
> /root/kmail_3.
>
> If I'm sending this report to the wrong place, I'm sorry.   Hope this
> helps solve the problem.
>
> -Gene-

Try using dpkg -i --force-overwrite /root/kmail_3.4.0-0pre1_i386.deb
 /root/kdict_3.4.0-0pre1_i386.deb then dpkg --configure -a to configure 
the packages that were missed when the error occurred.

Stephen

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